All scheduled dates:
- September 4, 2019 - 5:30pm-7:40pm (ended)
- September 11, 2019 - 5:30pm-7:40pm (ended)
- September 18, 2019 - 5:30pm-7:40pm (ended)
- September 25, 2019 - 5:30pm-7:40pm
In September we screen films with a South American setting.
Wed., September 4, 5:30pm City of God 2002 /R/130 minutes
Based on the novel by Pablo Lin about gangland violence in the slum’s of Rio in the 1960’s and 1970’s. It was ranked No.6 on The Guardian's list of "the 25 Best Action Movies Ever" and Roger Ebert said it was “breathtaking and terrifying”.
Wed., September 11, 5:30pm Neruda 2016/R/107 minutes
Directed by the award-winning filmmaker Pablo Larrain ("Jackie"), this Golden Globe-nominated film features international star Gael Garcia Bernal as a policeman chasing Pablo Neruda, perhaps the most important poet of the 20th century and a hugely influential political figure. Winner of Best Actor and the Cine Latino Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Wed., September 18, 5:30pm The Candidate/ El Cadidato 2017/NR/84 minutes
A pitch-perfect political comedy that delivers a be behind-the-scenes tale of a campaign to get a nondescript millionaire elected to office. Directed by Argentine actor/ director Daniel Hendler who won a Miami Film Festival Best Director Award for this film.
Wed., September 25, 5:30pm Motorcycle Diaries 2004/R/126 minutes
In 1952, twenty-three year old medical student Ernesto Guevara de la Serna - Fuser to his friends and later better known as 'Ernesto Che Guevara' - one semester away from graduation, decides to postpone his last semester to accompany his friend Alberto Granado on his four month, 8,000 km long dream motorcycle trip throughout South America starting from their home in Buenos Aires
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